Benjamin Franklin Fairless quote

"What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and be a member of the team."

Benjamin Franklin Fairless

Born: May 3, 1890

Die: January 1, 1962

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